Roo's Casa

December 19, 2009, 11:23 pm
Filed under: Birthdays, Crafts, Gifts

I found this neat tutorial on how to make bows.  Our bow ended up being a little squished so next time I am going to use the longer edge of the paper to make the  strips for the bow parts.


Star Wars Party
July 3, 2009, 2:29 am
Filed under: Birthdays, Kids

IMG_7459IMG_7452IMG_7447IMG_7444Today we had a little Star Wars party for my son.  We had pizza, strawberries, little R2D2 bananas (from the  Star Wars Cookbook), chips, Yoda Soda (also from the cookbook), and ice cream.

The kids played pin the light-saber on Yoda and bombed a chalk drawing of the Death Star with water balloons.  

My son loves a Mexican restaurant near our house that has a huge bouquet of suckers, so I tried to make a miniature one in a dessert dish.

The bananas got a little soggy and gross and the kids didn’t like them.  I really liked the outer coating since they were covered in white chocolate and salted peanuts. 

Overall, it was a great day!

Birthday Banner
June 8, 2009, 3:52 am
Filed under: Birthdays, July 4th, Kids, Sewing, Summer

Here is the other side of the Fourth of July banner.  This is the side I really wanted to make.  I wanted it done for all of our family birthdays.   To get the letters so perfect, I ironed some white onto that two sided fusible stuff.  Then, I went and used a die cut machine at the local scrapbook store and cut out all of my letters.  Finally, I ironed them all on.  Next time I do this I will make sure to get a thicker white though because you can kind of see through the white to the under fabric.  I like how it turned out though. Frank is really excited to hang it up for his birthday.  I am thinking I might go and buy those sticky things that you can put on the wall but still pull it off to hang these on.

Cars Birthday Cake
June 8, 2009, 3:50 am
Filed under: Birthdays, Kids, Recipes

This is the cake I made for Frank’s birthday.  He really likes Cars stuff.  It is actually brownies since I notice that most people in our family don’t really like cake.  They all like brownies though.